Barbra Streisand

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Barbra Streisand

American singer, actress, writer, film producer, and director add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1942.

Countries: United States (66%), United Kingdom (8%), (5%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Funny Girl (film), A Star Is Born (1976 film), James Brolin

Linked to: Columbia Records, American Film Institute, Democratic Party, Erasmus Hall High School

 

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Barbra Streisand was born in 1942 add something


1950

Allan Miller - He has coached Meryl Streep, Geraldine Page, Barbra Streisand, and hundreds of the leading actors at The Actors Studio since Lee Strasberg took him under his wing in the 1950s


1957

Sydney Chaplin (actor) - In 1957 he won Tony *award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical for "Bells Are Ringing", opposite Judy Holliday, and received a Tony nomination for his performance as Nicky Arnstein, the gambling first husband of Fanny Brice, opposite Barbra Streisand, in the Broadway musical "Funny Girl" in 1964


1959

William Wyler - Charlton Heston won his only nomination and Best Actor Oscar for his work in Wyler's 1959 Ben-Hur. Barbra Streisand co-won 1968's Best Actress Oscar for her screen debut as entertainer Fanny Brice in Funny Girl.


1960

Barry Dennen - In New York City from 1960 to 1963, he had a relationship with Barbra Streisand, including living together for a year, during which time he helped her develop the nightclub act that began her successful career as a singer and actress

 

Sheree North - In the 1960s she returned to Broadway in the Harold Rome musical "I Can Get It for You Wholesale", which featured Elliott Gould and introduced Barbra Streisand

 

Peter Matz - In the early 1960s, Matz began working with Barbra Streisand on her first album, which won several Grammy *awards and brought her stardom


1961

In 1961, Streisand appeared at the Town and Country nightclub in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, but her appearance was cut short; the club owner did not appreciate her singing style add something

 

Streisand appeared at Baker's Keyboard Lounge in Detroit in 1961 add something

 

Streisand's first television appearance was on "The Tonight Show", hosted by Jack Paar, in 1961, singing Harold Arlen's "A Sleepin' Bee" add something


1962

Following her success in "I Can Get It for You Wholesale", Streisand made several appearances on "The Tonight Show" in 1962 and 1963 add something

 

Arthur Laurents - At the urging of Martin Gabel, he spent nine consecutive nights writing a play In 1962, Laurents directed "I Can Get It for You Wholesale", which helped to turn then-unknown Barbra Streisand into a star

 

Lillian Roth - In 1962, she was featured as Elliott Gould's mother in the Broadway musical "I Can Get It for You Wholesale", in which Barbra Streisand made her Broadway debut

 

Cass Elliot - She left high school shortly before graduation and relocated to New York City to further her acting career, and toured in the musical "The Music Man", but lost the part of Miss Marmelstein in "I Can Get It for You Wholesale" to Barbra Streisand in 1962


 

Her first album, "The Barbra Streisand Album", won two Grammy awards in 1963 add something

 

Her first husband was actor Elliott Gould, to whom she was married from 1963 until 1971 add something

 

Me Against the Music - Author Judith Ann Peraino commented, "In 1963, Judy Garland presented Barbra Streisand as her protégée as songstress and gay icon; in 2003, Madonna instated Spears as her protégée in same-sex erotica and icon of polymorphous sexuality

 

Lawrence Kasha - He returned to Broadway to share a producing credit with Hal Prince for "She Loves Me" in 1963, the following year directed "Bajour" and worked as associate director on "Funny Girl", which he directed in the West End when Barbra Streisand took the show to London in 1966, the same year he helmed "Show Boat" at the New York State Theater in Lincoln Center

 

Barbara Streisand - Her first album, The Barbra Streisand Album, won two Grammy Awards in 1963.

 

Cry Me a River - Subsequent recordings include a version by Barbra Streisand on her 1963 debut album as the opening track of Side 1


1964

Streisand returned to Broadway in 1964 with an acclaimed performance as entertainer Fanny Brice in "Funny Girl" at the Winter Garden Theatre add something


1965

From 1965 to 1967 she appeared in her first four solo television specials add something

 

Joe Layton - In 1965, Layton won an Emmy Award for his work on "My Name Is Barbra", the television special that introduced the public to the more sophisticated side of Barbra Streisand

 

Richard Lewine - Lewine produced the Young People's Concerts telecasts on CBS and, in 1965, won an Emmy Award for producing the television special "My Name Is Barbra" starring Barbra Streisand


1966

" In 1966, she repeated her success with "Funny Girl" in London's West End at the Prince of Wales Theatre add something

 

Stella Moray - In 1966 her career faltered when a production of "Funny Girl", starring Barbra Streisand and in which she appeared as "Mrs


 

Streisand won the 1968 Academy award for Best Actress for the role, sharing it with Katharine Hepburn , the only time there has been a tie in this Oscar category add something

 

Yentl (film) - After reading Isaac Singer's story "Yentl: The Yeshiva Boy" in 1968, Barbra Streisand sought to make it her next film after her completion of the successful film Funny Girl

 

Laura Nyro - Between 1968 and 1970, a number of artists had hits with her songs: The 5th Dimension with "Blowing Away", "Wedding Bell Blues", "Stoned Soul Picnic", "Sweet Blindness", "Save The Country" and "Black Patch"; Blood, Sweat & Tears and Peter, Paul & Mary with "And When I Die"; Three Dog Night and Maynard Ferguson with "Eli's Comin'"; and Barbra Streisand with "Stoney End", "Time and Love", and "Hands off the Man "

 

Ziegfeld Follies - Brice appeared in the Follies for more than ten years and the 1968 Columbia release "Funny Girl", which starred Barbra Streisand as Brice and Walter Pidgeon as Florenz Ziegfeld, depicts Brice's success with the Follies

 

Frank Faylen - In 1968 he had a small part in the Barbra Streisand film "Funny Girl"

 

Herbert Ross - In 1968, Ross worked with Barbra Streisand as choreographer and director of musical numbers for the film "Funny Girl"

 

Arnold Scaasi - In 1968, he caught the eye of a worldwide audience when Barbra Streisand wore his sheer overblouse and pants ensemble to collect her Academy *award for "Funny Girl"

 

Fanny Brice - Thirteen years after her death, she was portrayed on the Broadway stage by Barbra Streisand in the musical" Funny Girl" and its 1968 film adaptation

 

Funny Girl (film) - When Barbra Streisand appeared in "Funny Girl" in 1968, for the first time, a Jewish woman was on screen with Jewish features, a Jewish name and Jewish mannerisms


1969

Along with Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier and later Steve McQueen, Streisand formed First Artists Production Company in 1969, so the actors could secure properties and develop movie projects for themselves add something

 

From a period beginning in 1969 and ending in 1980, Streisand appeared in the annual motion picture exhibitors poll of Top 10 Box Office attractions a total of 10 times, often as the only woman on the list add something

 

Starting in 1969, she began attempting more contemporary material, but like many talented singers of the day, she found herself out of her element with rock add something

 

Louis Armstrong - In 1969, Armstrong had a cameo role in the film version of Hello, Dolly/ as the bandleader, Louis, to which he sang the title song with actress Barbra Streisand.

 

Arnold Scaasi - The MFA's Scaasi collection includes the famous sequined pants outfit that was worn by Barbra Streisand in 1969 when she won the Oscar for the movie "Funny Girl", along with stage costumes worn in her early concerts, a fur ensemble worn on her famous trip to Canada in 1970, and costumes worn in "On a Clear Day"


1970

Both of her husbands starred in the 1970s conspiracy sci-fi thriller "Capricorn One" add something

 

During the 1970s, Streisand starred in several screwball comedies, including "What's Up, Doc-" and "The Main Event" , both co-starring Ryan O'Neal, and "For Pete's Sake" with Michael Sarrazin add something

 

During the 1970s, she was highly prominent on the pop charts, with Top 10 recordings such as "The Way We Were" , "Evergreen " , "No More Tears " , which as of 2010 is reportedly still the most commercially successful duet, , "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" and "The Main Event" , some of which came from soundtrack recordings of her films add something

 

Warner Bros. - Although movie audiences had shrunk, Warner's new management believed in the drawing power of stars, signing co-production deals with several of the biggest names of the day, among them Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Barbra Streisand, and Clint Eastwood, carrying the studio successfully through the 1970s and 1980s

 

Bob Newhart - His films have ranged from 1970's Barbra Streisand musical "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever", the 1971 Norman Lear comedy "Cold Turkey", the Mike Nichols-directed war satire "Catch-22", to the 2003 Will Ferrell holiday comedy "Elf"

 

John Le Mesurier - In 1970 Le Mesurier appeared in Ralph Thomas's "Doctor in Trouble" as the Purser; he made an appearance in Vincente Minnelli's "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever", a romantic fantasy musical with a screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner adapted from his book for the 1965 stage production of the same name, featuring Barbra Streisand in the main role

 

Molly Picon - In the 1970s, she was featured as a madam named Mrs. Cherry in "For Pete's Sake", starring Barbra Streisand

 

Venetta Fields - "'Venetta Fields"' is an American singer, best known as session musician for leading rock and pop acts of the 1970s including Pink Floyd, Barbra Streisand, Steely Dan, and the Rolling Stones


1971

Her vocal talents prevailed, and she gained newfound success with the pop and ballad-oriented Richard Perry-produced album "Stoney End" in 1971 add something

 

In 1971, Streisand was one of the celebrities listed on President Richard Nixon's infamous Enemies List add something

 

June Millington - During this period June and the other members of Fanny worked as session musicians, most notably on Barbra Streisand's 1971 album "Barbra Joan Streisand"


1972

Streisand produced a number of her own films, setting up Barwood Films in 1972 add something

 

Lois Chiles - She made her big-screen debut in "Together for Days" in 1972, followed by 1973's "The Way We Were", in which she played opposite Robert Redford and Barbra Streisand, as Carol Ann, the college sweetheart of Redford's character


1973

Marcia Mae Jones - Her last major role was in the Barbra Streisand film "The Way We Were" in 1973


1974

Elvis Presley - In 1974, Barbra Streisand approached Presley to star with her in the remake of $A_Star_is_Born (A_Star_Is_Born_(1976_film)).

 

Tommy LiPuma - In 1974, LiPuma took on a production assignment for Columbia Records , working with Barbra Streisand to create an album featuring the theme song to the film "The Way We Were"

 

Jon Peters - Peters first gained national prominence when he began dating superstar singer and actress Barbra Streisand after designing the short wig Barbra wore for the 1974 comedy "For Pete's Sake"

 

People's Choice Awards - The first awards recognized "The Sting" as Favorite Picture of 1974, Barbra Streisand as the year's Favorite Film Actress, and John Wayne as its Favorite Film Actor

 

Maurice White - White has produced for Ramsey Lewis on 1974 's Sun Goddess, 1976's Salongo and 1993's Sky Islands, Jennifer Holliday on her 1983 release Feel My Soul, Barbra Streisand on her 1984 platinum album Emotion, Atlantic Starr on their platinum 1986 album "All in the Name of Love" and Neil Diamond on his 1986 gold album Headed for the Future


1975

Charles Bronson - Bronson reached his pinnacle in box-office drawing power in 1975, when he was ranked 4th, behind only Robert Redford, Barbra Streisand, and Al Pacino

 

Colleen Camp - She had small early roles in films like "Funny Lady" with Barbra Streisand in 1975

 

Funny Lady - "'Funny Lady"' is a 1975 musical film starring Barbra Streisand, James_Caan, Omar Sharif, Roddy McDowall, and Ben Vereen


 

She earned her second Academy award for Best Original Song as composer for the song "Evergreen", from "A Star Is Born" in 1976 add something

 

Venetta Fields - Fields and King appeared as Barbra Streisand's backing singers in the 1976 film "A Star Is Born"

 

Gary Busey - In 1976 he was hired by Barbra Streisand and her producer-boyfriend Jon Peters to play Bobby Ritchie, road manager to Kris Kristofferson's character in the remake film "A Star is Born"

 

Laura Ziskin - Ziskin quickly became a development executive, moving into feature films with Jon Peters' production company where she worked on the 1976 remake of "A Star Is Born", starring Barbra Streisand

 

A Star Is Born (1976 film) - "'A Star Is Born"' is a 1976 American rock music musical film telling the story of a young woman, played by Barbra Streisand who enters show business, and meets and falls in love with an established male star, played by Kris Kristofferson, only to find her career ascending while his goes into decline


1977

Kim Carnes - One selection, "Love Comes from Unexpected Places", won Best Composition at the 1977 American Song Festival and gained additional notice after it was recorded by Barbra Streisand on her 1977 album "Streisand Superman

 

Billy Joel - The album featured the song "New York State of Mind", a bluesy, jazzy epic that has become one of Joel's signature songs, and which was later covered by fellow Columbia labelmates Barbra Streisand, on her 1977 Streisand Superman album, and as a duet with Tony Bennett, on his 2001 Playing with My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues album.


1978

Paul O'Grady - His debut was on the afternoon of Saturday 7 October 1978, at a pub called the Black Cap, where he mimed the words to the Barbra Streisand song "Nobody Makes a Pass at Me" from the show "Pins and Needles"


1979

Barry Gibb - After the Bee Gees' 1979 Spirits Having Flown Tour, he started to record demos for Barbra Streisand in October 1979


1980

In 1980, she released her best-selling effort to date, the Barry Gibb-produced "Guilty" add something

 

Bill Porter (sound engineer) - As a freelance engineer, he continued to work recording dates with famous artists including Barbra Streisand, Diana_Ross and Sammy Davis Jr. By 1980, he had served as engineer on more than 7,000 recordings

 

Bee Gees - In 1980 Barry Gibb worked with Barbra Streisand on her album "Guilty"

 

Barry Gibb - In 1980, he produced the Barbra Streisand's album "Guilty"

 

Dann Huff - In the 1980s Huff has played guitar on albums for Michael Jackson, Scritti Politti, Whitesnake, Roger Hodgson, Steven Curtis Chapman, Doro Pesch, George Benson, Whitney Houston's debut album " Whitney Houston", Barbra Streisand, Kenny_Rogers and more

 

Yentl (film) - Orion Pictures made the announcement that it had agreed to produce Yentl as Barbra Streisand's directoral debut in the late summer of 1980

 

Richard Page (musician) - Page performed backing vocals on Peter Allen's 1980 album "Bi-Coastal" as well as on Barbra Streisand's 1985 recording of "I Know Him So Well" for "The Broadway Album"

 

Liz McClarnon - She released her first solo single, a cover of Barbra Streisand's 1980 hit "Woman in Love", on 13 February 2006


1981

After the commercially disappointing "All Night Long" in 1981, Streisand's film output decreased considerably add something

 

Dina Carroll - Despite the lack of formal vocal coaching, in 1981, at the age of thirteen, she won a local Cambridgeshire talent competition, with her rendition of Barbra Streisand's "Woman in Love"


1982

Allan Corduner - One of his first film roles was in "Yentl" in 1982, with Barbra Streisand


1983

Yentl (film) - "'Yentl"' is a 1983 romantic musical drama film from MGM, and directed, co-written, co-produced, and starring Barbra Streisand based on the play of the same name by Leah Napolin and Isaac Bashevis Singer, itself based on Singer's short story "Yentl the Yeshiva Boy"


1985

After years of largely ignoring Broadway and traditional pop music in favor of more contemporary material, Streisand returned to her musical-theater roots with 1985's "The Broadway Album", which was unexpectedly successful, holding the coveted No. 1 Billboard position for three straight weeks, and being certified quadruple platinum add something

 

Randy Waldman - The Broadway Album - A few years later, Waldman's co-arrangement of the "West Side Story" song "Somewhere", on Barbra Streisand's "The Broadway Album", won a Grammy in 1985


1986

After releasing the live album "One Voice" in 1986, Streisand was set to release another album of Broadway songs in 1988 add something


1987

Kim Carnes - Her duet with Barbra Streisand was re-recorded as "Make No Mistake, She's Mine" by Ronnie Milsap and Kenny Rogers which was a No. 1 Country and No. 42 AC hit in 1987


1988

Only "Warm All Over" and a reworked, lite FM-friendly version of "All I Ask of You" were ever released, the latter appearing on Streisand's 1988 effort, "Till I Loved You" add something

 

Nehemiah Persoff - In the film "Yentl" Persoff portrayed Barbra Streisand's character's father, the 1988 film "Twins" and the "American Tail" as Papa Mousekewitz

 

Don Johnson - Johnson next had a relationship with Barbra Streisand, lasting into at least September 1988


1990

At the beginning of the 1990s, Streisand started focusing on her film directorial efforts and became almost inactive in the recording studio add something

 

Melinda Dillon - She continued to be active in stage and film throughout the 1990s, taking minor roles in the Barbra Streisand drama "The Prince of Tides", the low-budget Lou Diamond Phillips thriller "Sioux City", and the drama "How to Make an American Quilt"

 

Kirk Whalum - The 1990s brought Whalum a diverse series of session and touring jobs, working with artists like Whitney Houston, Willie Norwood, Babyface, Nancy Wilson, Yolanda Adams, Take 6, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Barbra Streisand, Kirk Franklin, Edwin Hawkins, Quincy Jones, Kevin Mahogany, Al Green, and Luther Vandross


1991

Audio segments from some episodes, which were saved by Streisand's fans, are part of the compilation CD "Just for the Record", which went platinum in 1991 add something

 

In 1991, a four-disc box set, "Just for the Record", was released add something

 

Pat Conroy - Again, the novel was made into a film of the same name in 1991, starring Nick Nolte and Barbra Streisand

 

George Carlin - Also in 1991, Carlin had a major supporting role in the movie "The Prince of Tides", which starred Nick Nolte and Barbra Streisand


1992

A 1992 appearance at an APLA benefit as well as the aforementioned inaugural performance hinted that Streisand was becoming more receptive to the idea of live performances add something

 

Replacements Ltd. - As far back as 1992, customers included Barbra Streisand, Ted_Kennedy, Patrick Swayze and The Vatican


1993

In 1993, "New York Times" music critic Stephen Holden wrote that Streisand "enjoys a cultural status that only one other American entertainer, Frank Sinatra, has achieved in the last half century add something

 

Streisand later introduced Clinton at his inauguration in 1993 add something

 

During this time, Streisand finally returned to the recording studio and released "Back to Broadway" in June 1993 add something

 

In September 1993, Streisand announced her first public concert appearances in 27 years add something

 

Bruce Jackson (audio engineer) - Jackson was working as an entrepreneur in digital audio electronics in 1993 when Barbra Streisand's producer asked him to mix her first concert tour in decades

 

Bruce Jackson (audio engineer) - While still a partner at Apogee, Jackson began touring with Barbra Streisand, mixing concert sound and serving as sound designer from 1993 to 2007


1994

Mike Myers appeared as the Linda Richman character on stage with Streisand at her 1994 MGM Grand concert, as well as a few of the 1994 Streisand tour shows add something

 

What began as a two-night New Year's event at the MGM Grand Las Vegas in Las Vegas eventually led to a multi-city tour in the summer of 1994 add something

 

Marvin Hamlisch - Hamlisch was Musical Director and arranger of Barbra Streisand's 1994 concert tour of the U.S. and England as well as of the television special, "Barbra Streisand: The Concert", for which he received two of his Emmys


1995

Marvin Hamlisch - He received six Emmy Award nominations, winning four times, twice for music direction of Barbra Streisand specials, in 1995 and 2001


1996

In the 1996 comedy "The Associate", Whoopi Goldberg plays a business woman, Laurel Ayers, who creates a business associate, Robert S. Cutty, who is said to have known and dated Streisand add something

 

James Brolin - In 1996, Brolin met singer, actress, and director Barbra Streisand through a friend, and the two were married on July 1, 1998

 

The Mirror Has Two Faces - "'The Mirror Has Two Faces"' is a 1996 American romantic comedy-drama film produced and directed by Barbra Streisand, who stars


1997

In 1997, she finally returned to the recording studio, releasing "Higher Ground", a collection of songs of a loosely-inspirational nature which featured a duet with Céline Dion add something

 

In movies, Streisand is remembered as the favorite of the character Howard Brackett, played by Kevin Kline, who finally admits to being gay while standing at the altar in the 1997 romantic comedy "In & Out" add something

 

This album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and registered her biggest weekly sales since 1997, making Streisand the only artist in history to achieve No. 1 albums in five different decades add something

 

Aspergum - For example, in her 1997 book "Streisand", Academy Award-winning American singer Barbra Streisand relates a story of how she filled in the gap caused by the removal of two front teeth with Aspergum when she began her career


1998

Following her marriage to Brolin in 1998, Streisand recorded an album of love songs entitled "A Love Like Ours" the following year add something

 

Her second husband is actor James Brolin, whom she married on July 1, 1998 add something

 

Taku Takahashi - Sending a demo tape of this group into Artimage management led Takahashi to meet Masaji Asakawa from the DJ group GTS. Takahashi began producing music full-time, and in 1998 recorded a cover of Barbra Streisand's "The Way We Were" with Verbal, when he returned to Japan for winter break


1999

On New Year's Eve 1999, Streisand returned to the concert stage, with the highest-grossing single concert in Las Vegas history to date add something

 

She set the second-place record at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, with her December 31, 1999, show being the house record and the highest-grossing concert of all time add something

 

Dana International - In 1999, Dana released "Woman In Love", a Barbra Streisand cover, but it was not the hit that "Diva" had been


2000

Streisand performed versions of the "Timeless" concert in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, in early 2000 add something

 

In advance of four concerts in September 2000, Streisand announced she was retiring from paying public concerts add something

 

Robert De Niro - The sequel to Meet the Parents and Meet the Fockers, Little Fockers, starring De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Blythe Danner, Teri Polo, Dustin Hoffman and Barbra Streisand, was released on December 22, 2010.


2001

Varian Fry - Fry's story was told in dramatic form on film in 2001 when Barbra Streisand co-produced the made-for-television motion picture, "://us


2002

Jennifer O'Neill - She stated in a published 2002 interview that her agent had to fight to even get a reading for the part, since the role had been cast for an "older woman" to a "coming of age" 15-year-old boy, and the director was only considering actresses over the age of thirty, Barbra Streisand being at the top of the list


2003

Daniel Stern's 2003 Off-Broadway play "Barbra's Wedding" was set against the backdrop of Streisand's 1998 wedding to James Brolin add something

 

In 2003, Streisand sued aerial photographer Kenneth Adelman for displaying a photograph of her Malibu, California, home, along with other photos of the California coastline add something

 

Calling You - The Movie Album - Also Barbra Streisand included her version on "The Movie Album" in 2003


2004

In 2004, Streisand made a return to film acting, after an eight-year hiatus, in the comedy "Meet the Fockers" , playing opposite Dustin Hoffman, Ben Stiller, Blythe Danner and Robert De Niro add something

 

The characters Carla and Connie, as aspiring song-and-dance acts in the 2004 comedy "Connie and Carla", include four Streisand references add something

 

Dustin Hoffman - Seven years after his nomination for Wag the Dog, Hoffman got a second opportunity to perform again with Robert De Niro, co-starring with Barbra Streisand and Ben Stiller in the 2004 comedy Meet the Fockers, a sequel to Meet the Parents.


2005

In 2005, Streisand's Barwood Films, Gary Smith, and Sonny Murray purchased the rights to Simon Mawer's book "Mendel's Dwarf" add something

 

"Guilty Pleasures" , a collaboration with Barry Gibb and a sequel to their "Guilty", was released worldwide in 2005 add something

 

Mike Masnick of Techdirt coined the term "Streisand effect" in January 2005 to describe the publicity generated by Streisand's efforts to suppress the publication of the photograph add something


2006

A collection of performances culled from different stops on this tour, "Live in Concert 2006", debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200, making it Streisand's 29th Top 10 album add something

 

In 2006, Streisand announced her intent to tour again, in an effort to raise money and awareness for multiple issues add something

 

In February 2006, Streisand recorded the song "Smile" alongside Tony Bennett at Streisand's Malibu, California home add something

 

She set the third-place record for her October 9, 2006, show at Madison Square Garden, the first- and second-place records of which are held by her two shows in September 2000 add something

 

After four days of rehearsal at the Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton, New Jersey , New Jersey, the tour began on October 4 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia , continued with a featured stop in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, , and concluded at Staples Center in Los Angeles on November 20, 2006 add something

 

The special aired on NBC November 21, 2006, and was released on DVD the same day add something

 

Rode Microphones - Following the success of the Podium Mic project in 2006, Bruce Jackson again approached Rode with a special request, this time to create a custom microphone that would be used by singer Barbra Streisand on the European leg of her Streisand tour

 

A Star Is Born (1976 film) - In 2006, the Region 1 DVD was released in North America in 5,1 dolby sound with extras which include, a full length commentary by Barbra Streisand, 16 minutes of never before seen and additional footage and original wardrobe test

 

Jennifer Coolidge - She appeared in the 2006 film "Date Movie" as a spoof of Barbra Streisand's "Meet the Fockers" character


2007

In September that year, "Parade" magazine included Streisand on their Giving Back Fund's second annual Giving Back 30 survey, "a ranking of the celebrities who have made the largest donations to charity in 2007 according to public records", as the third most generous celebrity add something

 

In the summer of 2007, Streisand gave concerts for the first time in continental Europe add something

 

She was inducted as an officer of France's Legion of Honour in 2007 add something

 

The first concert took place in Zürich , Vienna , Paris , Berlin , Stockholm , Manchester and Celbridge, near Dublin , followed by three concerts in London , the only European city where Streisand had performed before 2007 add something

 

Michael Arden - In the summer of 2007 he toured Europe with Barbra Streisand as one of her "Broadway Boys


2008

Streisand is a supporter of gay rights, and in 2008 helped raise funds in an unsuccessful attempt to defeat Proposition 8 in California add something

 

Streisand is one of the recipients of the 2008 Kennedy Center Honors add something

 

In December 2008, she stated that she was considering directing an adaptation of Larry Kramer's play "The Normal Heart", a project she has worked on since the mid-1990s In 2009, Andrew Lloyd Webber stated that Streisand was one of several actresses who were interested in playing the role of Norma Desmond in the film adaptation of Webber's musical version of "Sunset Boulevard" add something

 

On December 7, 2008, she visited the White House as part of the ceremonies add something

 

Shakira - According to Forbes Magazine, Shakira was the fourth highest-earning woman in music for 2008 behind Madonna, Barbra Streisand and Celine Dion


2009

With her 2009 album, "Love Is the Answer", she became one of the rare artists to achieve number-one albums in five consecutive decades add something

 

On September 26, 2009, Streisand performed a one-night-only show at the Village Vanguard in New York City's Greenwich Village add something

 

" On September 29, 2009, Streisand and Columbia Records released her newest studio album, "Love is the Answer", produced by Diana Krall add something

 

On October 2, 2009, Streisand made her British television performance debut with an interview on "Friday Night With Jonathan Ross" to promote the album add something

 

Diana Krall - Krall produced Barbra Streisand's album "Love Is the Answer", released on September 29, 2009


2010

These plans changed, however, in view of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, 2010, and on February 12, the song, now called "We Are the World 25 for Haiti", made its debut as a charity single to support relief aid for the beleaguered island nation add something

 

On February 1, 2010, Streisand joined over 80 other artists in recording a new version of the 1985 charity single "We Are the World" add something

 

In December 2010, Streisand appeared in "Little Fockers", the third film from the "Meet the Parents" trilogy add something


2011

In 2011, she sang "Somewhere" from the Broadway musical "West Side Story", with child prodigy Jackie Evancho, on Evancho's album Dream With Me add something

 

In 2011, she was honored as MusiCares Person of the Year by the Grammy Foundation add something

 

Shooting began in spring of 2011 and wrapped in July add something

 

On January 4, 2011, the "New York Post" reported that Streisand was in negotiations to produce, direct, and star in a new film version of "Gypsy" add something

 

On January 28, 2011, "The Hollywood Reporter" announced that Paramount Pictures has given the road-trip comedy "My Mother's Curse" the green light to begin shooting, with Streisand and Seth Rogen playing mother and son add something

 

Streisand was honored as MusiCares Person of the Year on February 11, 2011, two days prior to the 53rd Annual Grammy awards add something

 

In December 2011 she agreed to sing at a fundraising gala for Israel Defence Forces charities add something

 

Nikki Yanofsky - With Herbie Hancock on piano, Nikki sang "On A Clear Day You Can See Forever" at the 2011 MusiCares Person of the Year *awards honouring Barbra Streisand

 

Yvonne Strahovski - In May 2011, she joined the comedy "The Guilt Trip", opposite Seth Rogen and Barbra Streisand


2012

The concert included musical tributes by Streisand to Donna Summer and Marvin Hamlisch, both of whom died earlier in 2012 add something

 

This was eventually altered to "The" Guilt Trip" The film is set for a Christmas 2012 release add something

 

On October 11, 2012, Streisand gave a three-hour concert performance before a crowd of 18,000 as part of the ongoing inaugural events of Barclays Center in her native Brooklyn add something


2013

It is a one-man show starring Michael Urie that premiered at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in April 2013 add something

 

In June 2013 she gave 2 concerts in Bloomfield Stadium, Tel Aviv add something

 

Marvin Hamlisch - At the 2013 Academy Awards, Barbra Streisand sang "The Way We Were" in Hamlisch's memory

 

Operation USA - George Hamilton assisted with relief to The Philippines Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 as did Barbra Streisand, Rosario Dawson, Jackson Browne, Bill Maher and Judd Apatow


2014

In September 2014, she will release Partners, a new album of duets that features collaborations with Elvis Presley, Andrea Bocelli and Michael Bublé add something

 

It was certified gold in November 2014, thus becoming Streisand's 52nd gold record, more than any other female artist in history add something

 

Beth Porter - This was followed in 2014 by a collection of her original scripts and screenplays under the umbrella title Drama Queen, and in April 2016 of her autobiography entitled WALKING ON MY HANDS: how I learned to take responsibility for my life with the help of Woody Allen, Barbra Streisand, Greta Garbo, Harvey Milk, Idi Amin, Guy The Gorilla, and Frank Sinatra, among others


2015

In May 2015, Viking Press announced it had bought Streisand's memoirs, which will cover her entire life and career, and would publish it in 2017 add something

 

In November 2015, President Barack Obama announced that Streisand would receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award of the United States add something


2016

In April 2016, it was reported that Streisand was in advanced negotiations to star in and produce the film, which will be directed by Barry Levinson and distributed STX Entertainment add something

 

In August 2016 she stated that if Donald Trump is elected President that she will either move to Australia or Canada add something


2017

In January 2017, she partipated in 2017 Women's March in Los Angeles add something

 

In March 2017, the song "People" was selected for preservation in the National Recording Registry add something


2018

On July 2, 2018 Barbra Streisand Celebrated 20 Years of Marriage to James Brolin add something

 

This album, a protest against the Trump administration, came out on November 2, 2018, just prior to the U.S. midterm election add something

 

Barbara Streisand - On July 2, 2018 Barbra Streisand Celebrated 20 Years of Marriage to James Brolin